14 Things We Learn About Jesus in 14 Verses

14 Things We Learn About Jesus in 14 Verses

Hebrews begins with an exploding fire hydrant of the awesomeness of Jesus. The glory of Jesus is for our good and our joy. He wields for our benefit. This all-amazing and omni-awesome Jesus is also all-committed to his sheep, his brothers and sisters.

In Hebrews 1—alone!—there are 14 worship igniting truths about Jesus from which we find comfort, joy, peace, and confidence in Christ—all in 14 verses.

1. Jesus is God’s Sermon

“Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son…” (Hebrews 1:1–2 ESV)

2. He is the heir of all things

“…whom he appointed the heir of all things…” (Hebrews 1:2 ESV)

3. Jesus is the co-creator of all things

“…through whom also he created the world.” (Hebrews 1:2 ESV)

4. He is the exact brilliant display of God

“He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature…” (Hebrews 1:3 ESV

5. Jesus guides and sustains the entire universe

“…and he upholds the universe by the word of his power.” (Hebrews 1:3 ESV)

6. He made the final sacrifice and payment for our sins

“After making purification for sins…” (Hebrews 1:3 ESV)

7. Jesus is risen and reigning in the Heavens.

“…he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high” (Hebrews 1:3 ESV).

8. He is God’s Son

“For to which of the angels did God ever say, ‘You are my Son, today I have begotten you’?” (Hebrews 1:5 ESV)

9. Jesus is worshiped by the angels

“And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, ‘Let all God’s angels worship him.’” (Hebrews 1:6 ESV)

10. He sits on God’s throne

“But of the Son he says, ‘Your throne, O God, is forever and ever’” (Hebrews 1:8 ESV).

11. Jesus is God

“But of the Son he says, ‘Your throne, O God, is forever and ever’” (Hebrews 1:8 ESV).

12. He is the Anointed One, the Messiah

“God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness beyond your companions.” (Hebrews 1:9 ESV)

13. Jesus is Eternal

“You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands; they will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment…”(Hebrews 1:10–11 ESV)

14. He is unswervingly the same

“…like a robe you will roll them up, like a garment they will be changed. But you are the same, and your years will have no end.””(Hebrews 1:12 ESV)

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